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Operator (2016)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 8 November 2016 (USA)
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Joe, a programmer and obsessive self-quantifier, and Emily, a budding comedy performer, are happily married until they decide to use one another in their work.


Logan Kibens
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Martin Starr ... Joe Larsen
Mae Whitman ... Emily Klein
Nat Faxon ... Gregg
Cameron Esposito ... Chloe Johnston
Retta ... Pauline 'Roger' Rogers
Christine Lahti ... Beth Larsen
Kris D. Lofton ... Dean (as Kristopher Lofton)
Kate Cobb ... Meghan
Tim Hopper ... Fisherman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Asif Ali ... Embarrassed Guy's Voice (voice)
John Boesche John Boesche ... Andersonville Street Pedestrian
Abigail Boucher Abigail Boucher ... Doctor
Tony Boyl Tony Boyl ... Male Nurse
Nancy Daly ... Helen
Bilal Dardai Bilal Dardai ... Bilal
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Joe, a programmer and obsessive self-quantifier, and Emily, a budding comedy performer, are happily married until they decide to use one another in their work.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Comedy | Drama


Not Rated

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Did You Know?


Logan Kibens writing, editing and directorial debut. See more »


At the film's 32:31 mark, the digital clock behind Joe's mother reads, "9:08:19." At 33:03, after about another thirty seconds of dialogue, the clock reads, "9:08:25," although obviously more than six seconds have passed. See more »


Emily Klein: I would like to go back to being your wife, and not your science experiment.
Joe Larsen: But I enjoy listening to you.
Emily Klein: I don't think you've been listening to me at all.
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Music by Sage Lewis
© 2016 The Orchard
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This film is a glittering little jewel
27 December 2019 | by whatithinkisSee all my reviews

I've neither read not heard anything about it.

I am a better person for having seen it.

Wonderfully good, and creative, work by absolutely every single person involved.

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Release Date:

8 November 2016 (USA) See more »

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Konsultantka See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Cruze & Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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